International News

City Link closure 'disgraceful'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 19:44
The Christmas Day announcement that parcel delivery firm City Link had gone into administration was "disgraceful", a union says.

VIDEO: Putin cancels government holidays

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 19:36
Russian President Vladimir Putin has cancelled New Year holidays for government ministers because of the unfolding economic crisis.

Life choices 'behind many cancers'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 17:40
More than four in 10 cancers - 600,000 in the UK alone - could be prevented if people led healthier lives, say experts.

VIDEO: Suu Kyi still fighting for change

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 17:40
Former political prisoner and now politician Aung San Suu Kyi talks to Jonah Fisher about the forthcoming general election in Myanmar.

Man in court over grandson's murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 17:33
A man accused of murdering his nine-year-old grandson in Lincoln will appear in court later.

Health warnings and snow fears - papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 17:09
The risks of alcohol advertising, child drug abuse and the spread of diseases like Ebola make the headlines, along with news of a "blizzard" set to hit the UK.

Ten photos capture the UK in 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 16:59
Ten photos that captured the UK in 2014

How the e-retailers keep us spending

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 16:30
How the e-retailers keep us shopping

VIDEO: How do you write a pantomime?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 15:54
Actor and writer Eric Potts speaks to the BBC about creating scripts for pantomime.

The link between bourbon biscuits and bourbon whiskey

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 15:24
Why the bourbon biscuit shares its name with bourbon whiskey

Boxing Day Family Puzzler 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 15:22
How many hiccups in two-month attack, and 19 other questions

VIDEO: Shakhtar face up to Ukraine conflict

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 15:18
Ukraine's football champions Shakhtar Donetsk have had to flee their home, which is at the centre of the conflict in the east of the country.

Ukraine crisis rocks Shakhtar future

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 15:18
Footballers play on despite Ukraine conflict

Paralysis cure, new vaginas...and other medical stories of 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 15:16
With a revolutionary new therapy letting a man take his first steps after being paralysed and the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, it has been a year of incredible highs and devastating lows.

Motion's poetry of combat

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 15:08
Turning UK soldiers' memories of Afghanistan into words

Federer: I will not be a pushy parent

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 15:06
Roger Federer says he will not force his children towards tennis

Tsunami-hit nations mark anniversary

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 13:51
A memorial is held in Indonesia for the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami - the first in a series of events marking the 10th anniversary of the disaster.

Xbox and PlayStation hit by 'hack'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 13:05
Xbox and PlayStation online services have been suffering technical problems, amid claims a hacking group has disabled their services.

Rebuilding lives after tsunami grief

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 11:51
Father and daughter rebuild their lives after tsunami grief

Coleman staying with Doctor Who

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 11:24
Jenna Coleman is to stay playing the role of Doctor Who's assistant Clara Oswald for another series of the show.